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SFGTV2
Mar 4, 2013 9:30pm PST
to mention something about the news business and technology. hopefully you watched television. our business is changing by the day, we depend on technology. i would feel naked without my phone. i would feel naked without my ipad. even when i am on television, i am talking by e-mail with people just like you. if dave, do you know about this event? this is what is happening here at this time, often we get to do with it because we heard it straight from you. through e-mail. you might say, i don't have your e-mail address, how to live by you? you can go to our web site and you can find it there. our business has changed so much because of self bones. you are at the place where something is happening. if you without a phone and take a picture, with your permission, you get there before we get there. there was a big crash write in the heart of the financial district. we heard about it, but there was so much traffic, we could not get there. my colleague said that if anybody can see this, take a picture and send it to us. there is a man on the twenty fourth floor looking out the window with his cam
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2013 8:00am EST
with a look at the latest developments in consumer technology. then two former solicitors general give an overview soft -- of some of the major cases this term. after that, we're live with the aipac with remarks by vice president biden and others. and after the conference we'll join the discussion on the european union's political and economic outlook. >> host: well, this is "the communicators" on c-span, and we are in las vegas for the annual consumer electronics show international, now known as ces international. and this is one of the exhibits here at samsung, it's next to kobe. there are literally thousands of exhibitors and thousands of people here at the convention center here in las vegas. one of the things we decided to do this year in our coverage is talk with a reporter, actually follow a reporter around as he toured and see the ces through his eyes. troy wolverton is with the "san jose mercury news". mr. wolverton, how often have you been coming to ces, and what's its importance? >> guest: i've probably been coming for seven of the last eight years, something like that. and
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
technology industry. it's where many major companies come to show off their latest and greatest products and you get a sense of what's going to be on store shelves later in the year. you know it's a place where consumers can get a glimpse of where things are going but there real import is this is is where the manufacturers try to sell to the retailers what they should have on their store shelves later. >> host: and what's the importance of the subtwo to the technology industry? was the connection? >> guest: this mercury news is in the heart of silicon valley and our focus of of the business as one bin on technology and in fact it's basically what we cover and technology. i'm the personal technology for the mercury and i try to keep an eye on all things consumer technology. >> host: do you find that washington and silicon valley are on two different planets? [laughter] >> guest: i think that's probably fair to say. you know i think the times are probably getting closer. there is more interaction these days than there was before but i think in many ways and for a long time folks in silicon
SFGTV2
Mar 4, 2013 7:30pm PST
broadband technology grant, the average cost is zero. [laughter] if you were to buy this for your home, it costs a couple of hundred dollars. the games cost between $20.40 dollars. they have hundreds of different games to play. to the games cost between $20.40 dollars. and hundreds of different games to play. we have other adaptive devices that can be used with the wii. this is a foot pedal. -- this is a foot pedal. along with the buttons on the hand device connected to alicia's remote, we can use foot pedals if there are games the require numerous controls. it is very adaptive. then, really interesting. what about someone who may be a quadriplegic and does not have the ability to use arms or legs? there is a sip and tug adapter that allows someone to control the wii with his or her mouth. you can still engaged the wii by puffing into the tube. this company has made the wii completely accessible for anyone to play. it is a great option. if you want more information about the adaptive equipment for the wii, visit alicia's booth. >> i work for the independent living center in san francis
CSPAN
Mar 2, 2013 6:30pm EST
piece for the technology industry. it is where many of the major companies come to show off their latest and greatest products. you get a sense of what is going to be on store shelves later in the year. it is a place where commune erms can get a glimpse of where things are going. this is where manufacturers try to sell to the retailers on what they should have on their store shelves later. >> what is the importance of the "san jose mercury news" and c.e.s.? what is the connection? snure business section is on technology, that is what we cover is technology. i'm a technology columnist for "san jose mercury news." >> do you find that washington and silicon valley are on two different planets? >> i think that is fair to say. i think that the ties are probably getting closer. there's a lot more interaction these days than before. but i think in many ways, and for a long time, folks in silicon valley didn't care or when to know what was going on in washington. likewise i think people in washington were tone deaf to what is going on in silicon valley and the electronic industry. >> when you ta
KICU
Mar 5, 2013 4:00am PST
, is our method of teaching outdated? a look at the impact technology could have on the way our kids learn. and, sequester expectations: what you need to know if you have money in the markets. first business starts now. you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. i'm bill moller. angie's off for a couple of days. in our first look for tuesday, march 5th: wasn't sequestration supposed to bring widespread suffering & chaos? we're beginning day 3 of trading and the markets seem to have hardly noticed. what they're worried about is china. more on that in a moment with our trader. and about that china thing. it has all the makings of a bubble. china's runaway growth may soon run into a wall - a construction wall from the biggest building boom in history. dozens of new cities & thousands of gleaming towers, all empty. there's talk there may be economic ruin for investors. and, when the employment numbers come out this friday, if at least 175,000 jobs are added to the economy, get this - the number of working americans will be the same as it was just af
SFGTV2
Mar 4, 2013 9:00pm PST
to the core of may. and that is why i have learned the necessary needs of technology whto learn and to grw at to do things. and why you and i need the things you're going to hear in just a couple of minutes. i just want to take a quick moment as you get settled. you will have to stop talking because i will not talk over you. you, too. i'm going to count to ten. i usually don't have to finish to ten. when you think of technology in the world today, we can't even imagine what is going to have the month from now. think of the things that have been eaten up. we used to have payphones. they are gone. the cellphone 8 it up. the cellphone 8 of the camera industry. you don't need to buy a camera. the cellphone 8 the watch industry. i don't even wear a watch. you can go through the list. he you don't have to go to the bank anymore. take a picture of a check and make a deposit. look at all the things that we have changed. and change every day. if we can't imagine what is going to happen by christmas time. you don't even have to go to the pharmacy to say, fill this out. pick up a phone, punch in, go
SFGTV2
Mar 1, 2013 10:30pm PST
just that. in fact, when we signaled from our technology company that is they were telling us that our payroll tax was a job-killing effort here that we had to change it. what we went ahead and fixed and it and got it done and after the dishandling of the redevelopment towards find a lasting solution to fund affordable house and is did that with the creation of affordable housing fund 30 million-dollar a year for the next 30 years to build affordable housings and to insentive eyes builders to get more housing on their sites and and invite police and firefighters into an emergency responders commute in san francisco to hmm with the down payments of the first too time home buyers efforts we were asked to vest? our neighborhood park and is streets and we did just that with our million dollar general obligation bond to build and construct more open space most importantly, we put san franciscans back to work and we have a growing economy and we have invested in our city. so the year of 20 if we will, was about getting everything done. and when we did that, we were complimented by an un
SFGTV2
Mar 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
base you can relax absorb the culture and create. and you can look for us to be a technology hub going forward and we have never been followers. and have always been leaders. it's a very unique place and a great place to live. i relax by driving through and gatherings and reliving great memorize of being a kid in oakland and then i may end up just parking around little grand lake theatre and drive down and take a look at the paramount and so if there is a play that is happening and so the first thing that i tell people is go to jack land square and you will be surprised that we have a square and so shore line and it is the it could be the giving of great say food and go see things that inspire me about oakland is again it's ability to change. for every think that you would every say negative about oakland, i can say ten positives we are our own city. oakland to know it, is to love it.. >> (applause) all right. so thank you mayor khan and now we have for san francisco coming up and to sso to welcome mayor lee welcome kristine row wish senator vice senior vice president of service a
CSPAN
Mar 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
technology generally. flask group that will advocate with the budget crisis over health care don't exist and people don't when up with stickers or buses or state government demanding more information technology. the challenge for government leaders to realize the potential and possibilities. the last week there is the big headline in the "l.a. times" department of motor of -- motor vehicles gave up on a six year effort to update 40 year-old technology. we spent more than half of the many, not close to a halfway done and they just ended the contract. talk about scandals, is a surprise the court system of california in 2004 identified $260 million upgrade to be completed thousand eight. to madrid $60 million. today the estimate is one point* $9 billion to connect 58 counties and case management system with no expectation insight done before 2015. payroll upgrades in california, that contractor was just fired calpers, the big retirement system consolidating 49 data centers into one, the cost overrun $228 million now everyone is more upset with consolidation than previously but we had a few
CSPAN
Mar 3, 2013 3:00pm EST
't never been strong incentive for focusing on information technology and in general. it's not lost on everyone. technology isn't like lining up in buses, demanding more information technology. so the challenge for governmental leaders is to realize the potential and the possibility and the meaning and purpose. that being said, last week there was a big headline in the l.a. times, and they gave up on a six-year effort to issue licenses. we have our to spend more than half the money. it is not even close to halfway done. is it is nice and a view that the court system in california in 2004 identify the 260 million-dollar upgrade that was to be complete in 2008. $260 million. today the estimate is $1.9 billion in a case management system with no expectation in sight but it will be done before 2015. if you upgrade in california, the contractor was also fired and got less attention a week ago than the dmv. they consolidated the data center into one. everyone is now more upset with the consolidation than they were previously. if we fixate on something that we all know in california, a few
CSPAN
Mar 5, 2013 6:00am EST
take what we have learned, we can take some of the evolving elegy that has -- technology that has changed over time and focus on trying to identify passengers and cargo that require more attention versus those that are very low risk. we call it risked base we can really focus our attention on getting more and more people on pre-check or global entry. that is doing your security stuff beforehand, before you get to the airport area did we can really focus on the team building out to state and local that needed to have the kind of network that secretary ridge was talking about. >> you brought up tsa. this is not a beloved department. one of the reasons is that most people's encounter with it, or impact with it is not -- you mentioned risk-based. how will we see tsa checks evolve? there is a "new york times" reporter saying that they will be able to use devices -- devices on airplanes is something different. taking liquids -- >> liquids and gels and shoes, right? we have already been carving out things. you're 12 and under, over 75, do not take off your shoes. we have identified that
SFGTV2
Mar 3, 2013 7:00am PST
>>> 13 years ago, i like all of you started a company. i started in i-ti a technology company in the 1.0 world. it was a company that created technology to connect citizens better with government * . i ran it for almost nine years. and when i was elected to office four years ago, i was unfortunately more surprised than i wanted to be about how far behind san francisco government was. this was very 2008, 2009. with you i'm really proud of the leaps and bounds we have taken as a city * . i was proud in 2010 to help move forward legislation to really bring together city departments to work in a coordinated way with our committee on information technology. to help create a chief information officer position for the city. i was also proud to work with then mayor newsome in passing the first generation of open data legislation that we have. but as our civil grand jury in june pointed out, our i-t in san francisco is still in need of a culture shock. and this is where all of us come in today. we have 200 data sets that have already been put out there, but by and large the data sets p
SFGTV2
Mar 8, 2013 11:30pm PST
francisco for court instructs the jury technology is a one-stop shop. >>> the other thing that becomes very special is [inaudible] there is nowhere else go from here. . (applause) let me conclude with a little bit of sports and that is to say that, we are just about in spring training, world champions san francisco. also we are putting a bid together for super bowl 50, or 51 whichever one they will take, i'm be happy with that, yes, you know, we have got world baseball series coming in in march, in the at&t park, we have america's cup 55 days of sailing coming in the summer charles schwab cup in october and now, we are getting ready potentially to have more international sporting ebbs that really come to compliment what we do not just in san francisco but for the whole bay area and i want to suggest to you that we have an opportunity to do that through the one s f program that we created to sustain all of the theater we are doing to make sure we do it right with your help. and i'll say to you're to you and i think i have said this in some other circles, knowing when we were at the
PBS
Mar 1, 2013 4:30pm PST
the investments to the future are. that's infrastructure, that's science, that's technology, that's education. and i think we will start to realize that we're really jeopardizing long-term economic growth by cutting back on investments, but retaining current consumption if you like. we have to change the mix there and maybe that will start to resonate out there with the american public and maybe then we'll be able to move forward with some sort of more reasonable fiscal path to the future. >> reporter: by easter, hoagland expects the sequester pain will probably be bad enough to force some sort of compromise, if not how bad is it going to be? what i'm hearing from a lot of people is the feeling this whole sequester thing is way overblown, is it? >> okay, play the washington number game with me for a minute. you heard the 2% number. "oh, it's only 2% of federal spending over the next 10 years. it's no big deal." but there's another washington number which is because of the way the sequester is structured, it's 10% to 13% in some programs this year. and that's going to cause some pain. >> susie
PBS
Mar 8, 2013 12:00am PST
, technology will improve. next generation will be developed. and a lot of the challenges that we are unable to overcome today in those sources will eventually be overcome. and as they do, then they begin to grow just like coal replaced trees and oil replaced coal and i don't think it will happen in my lifetime. but it's not beyond my view that eventually things will evolve to that. >> rose: and exxon who wants to promote the idea of multiple sources of energy has no reason for the company not to want to see the fullest exploitation of all sources of energy because you have the resources to take advantage of getting on the cutting edge of those resources, by that i mean financial resources and development resources. >> we have always said that it is important that we pursue all forms of energy because we are a technology-based company. we believe in technology. but we also know that we have an enormous responsibility. because as i said, if i can look out for the next 30 years, in the year 2040, oil, natural gas, coal are still going to supply 80% of the world's income need, whether we desire
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
on information technology, i'm introducing today two items with mayor lee, two plans that reflect the work of these bodies in recent months. both of these plans will guide us as we work to improve our city and our city operations in the years ahead. first, regarding the ten-year capital plan, it is hard to walk around the city and not notice a revitalized park or rec center, new or renovated library and better roads. and other improvements taking place in other districts in the city. these investments have not only made san francisco a safer more resilient city. they have contributed to the economic recovery by producing thousands of local jobs. the citizens of san francisco have shown their support for these policies. over the past five years r voters have approved $1.9 billion in general oply gaytion bonds for hospitals, parks, police and firefighter and our streets. ~ obligation this is equivalent to the previous 22 years of geo bonds combined and we're doing it in a responsible manner without increasing tax rates. the proposed plan continues the commitment to the built environment by r
SFGTV2
Mar 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
to be with the talented and with oakland being the liberator and home of the -- technology in general and thriving arts and cutting edge innovation in general in areas we really have the talent here in the bay area and i think that is critical and also, i think we are looking at investors internationally and frankly at an -- promising a lot of our time to chinese investors and really an international economy but we are looking at not just across the country but to invest and -- in the bay area and it's not goal of -- 50% there and to ed we are a region and many of these companys are going to be make this horizontal and vertical -- chinese investors in the entire bay area and so they have to have it's a different game. and you know, texans have to live there. the reality is that this is one of the most beautiful places with the best whrr and -- [inaudible] company that is going to for tech assistance on your software and you get somebody in india well they are actually -- because oakland they are putting a call center in oakland to get a quicker turn around and -- in many languages and that is an inno
SFGTV2
Mar 6, 2013 2:30am PST
. a big logo slide. >> and we're supposed to be about the technology. >> imagine a big stop bullying speak up logo on the slide behind me. >> say that again. >> stop bullying, speak up is the name of the campaign and a nice transition. my complements to everyone in the room. if i have learned everything in the last four years while researching bullying prevention and for our age group and the kids in the second through seventh grade it's that not only does it take a village but a village of people who are willing to partner and collaborate with each other and speak not only to adults about this issue but speak to children and i think it's an interesting transition from mia's work to mine. still not mine. >> it is but -- >> and the role we play at cartoon network and thousands of kids at home everyday and the role we play is taking that information, translating it and content on the line and when kids come independently to our screens to play games and watch television and do a variety of things we have information for them on information they care deeply part. in 2008 as research we do
CNBC
Mar 9, 2013 4:00am EST
ahead of this meeting for united technologies. price break from the market going down off of some number or spain or italy. some guy coming on tv saying the fed is drinking the punch bowl, whatever. most important, on thursday, we get the results of the second round of banks. we had the first round, okay? i'm reiterating, i think that the second round is going to be a big -- let's just say a wake-up call for people looking at sun trust. that's a bank that failed last time. we talked about it last night. we're thinking a nice return of capital, perhaps a 5% buyback, and a sweet bump in the currently american league dividend might be in order for sti, a once very proud bank that's no longer considered to be a blue chip. finally on friday, we get february industrial production numbers. i usually don't highlight this number, but in a nod to all the managers who fret endlessly about when the fed will start hurting the economy, these industry production numbers figured mightily in the tightening decision of alan greenspan. i bet if we get a number that shows strong industrial production, these
CNBC
Mar 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
, perhaps. dr. j, in terms of technology, relative price action, right? we were talking about that. technology, really an outperformer today. finally, finally with the participation of apple. >> yeah. we have done this without apple. since september, as we all know. i'm not saying that apple is back all of a sudden, but today, as it flushed under 420 and then came roaring back, at least, you know, back into the 403030s, ths a little bit of a roar. that was a nice move. look at cisco today. huge buying in the weekly calls in cisco. the stock was up really strong. i think that's a place to be. >> i think those are two great names. for people who want -- >> which ones? >> cisco. i tell you, old tech that still has some growth, up know, apple, cisco, not talking about the microsoft and intel just yet, but ebay, qualcomm, some of these things, to me, are -- you know, they haven't gone parabolic yet, okay? so, if the market continues to go here, it has to broaden out. those are names you can move into. rather with going like grasso's google. >> but you wouldn't have been a buyer in googl
SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2013 5:00am PST
an advantage over people in earlier generations. they have access to modern technology. they have social networking. they have smart phones. they have the internet and the use of technology then allows them to access questionnaires about their substance use, to participate in social networking support groups, and to link up with electronic health records or their counselors and to have online counseling if they're reluctant to go to face-to-face counseling. so technology offers a great deal of promise that young people are more comfortable with and use on a regular basis. so this is a revolutionary time for our youth and we hope to take advantage of the technological advances to promote recovery. [music playing] where's mom? did she forget me? i wonder what happened to her. what if i get left here? drugs and alcohol may make you forget your problems for a moment, but that's not all you forget. my mother worked hard to be in recovery and i love her for that. for drug and alcohol treatment for you or someone you love, call 1-800-662-help. brought to you by the u.s. department of health and
SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2013 5:30am PST
think it's just taking the next step into technology and treatment and integrating that into an effective way for young kids to approach treatment. this is a technology-based generation and, therefore, they're encountering technology on a daily basis whether it be social media, courses online, schoolwork, projects. so this addresses their treatment environment in a context that they are very familiar with. jonathan, when and how should a parent first intervene? we have heard from justin and his experience. but overall, what-we know the signs. we already talked about them. how should they intervene with a potentially problem situation? you know, tami used an important word, which was to have the conversation. i think that is crucial to begin to talk about what they see, what their concerns are and what is going on. it can be very challenging because, you know, as i think bridget and justin mentioned, adolescence is a time of experimentation. it's a time of risk taking. so, you know, one doesn't want to smother your kid or be what is referred to nowadays as a "helicop
CSPAN
Mar 8, 2013 6:00am EST
and technology play fundamental guiding and global role in the country's modernization drive. linney to give the people a sense of belonging. we should continue to give top priority to developing education. government expenditures and education already exceed $2 trillion yen. this number should continue to increase. we should use such funding to the satisfaction of the people. we need to give comprehensive education reform and address major issues of public concern. we should boost balanced development for education, accelerate development of vocational education and raise the code of education of all types and at all levels. we should make education more equitable and provide strong support for chinese development. we should give them reform of the management system for science and technology. we should integrate science and technology more closely and establish a technological innovation system that is based on enterprise is guided by the market. we should focus on priority areas of strategic importance that are vital to the overall chinese development and strengthen basic research in lead
SFGTV2
Mar 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
and others and we all agree that technology, expediting our kids earlier with the expectation for college and seth them to in our economies is the keys key to success and we're making progress. san francisco unified continues to be the hive urban development are high. we've seen double digit high-grades among our latin and africa kids >> results are being recognized for our achievement we received a federal grab the to bring job training in our mission neighborhood. the supervisor knows about this. these gains are possible because reforms are underway the partnership are in place. for our kids to succeed in this economy we must do more. that's why this year i will propose in my budgeted more resources more than $50,000,000,000 and $25 million for preschool activities. i view education as an be investment not an expense. the folk in the road for many kids and many families the point at which they decide they're though stay in san francisco or leave. you're going to hear me talking about this layoff a lot this year. i want our middle squirrels to courthousess choose the road to success not
PBS
Mar 5, 2013 6:30pm PST
. without the technology, the red planet would remain more of a mystery. green computingin this hall, abw companies are showing their latest ideas. like a portable solar panel, which allows smartphones or other mobile devices to be charged with sunlight. that gives chancellor merkel a fashion brainstorm. >> so, could we now make handbags with a solar panel on the flap out of this? that would be practical. you would always walk facing the sun. >> merkel also visited software giant s.a.p., which asks students to write programs using its software. >> how long did you work on this? >> really two weeks and two months preparation. >> do you need to know how to program for this? >> merkel spent more than two hours visiting the various exhibitions this year. she worked as a physicist before getting into politics, so she has a genuine interest in technology. >> eurozone finance ministers say they hope to come up with a 17 billion euro bailout for cypress by the end of the month. the announcement came after the government agreed to a key demand over concerns of large- scale money laundering. the mi
CNBC
Mar 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
innovations, the company's technology behind a switch for trains to run on natural gas. plus the game plan for next week, all coming up at the top of the hour. we're not done yet. time for the buck stops here. final word. andy, kick it off upon. >> two events short the euro. wednesday the industrial production for eurozone and friday italy's parliament coming together for the first time. >> i like to be long dollars, long sweden. i like to be short yen and short swiss franc. >> brian? >> aussie, aussie, aussie. aussie dollar yen, love it. >> i'm keeping my short sterling trade. not even james bond can save the uk economy. 1.48 is the target. >> shaken not stirred. your next chance to afternoon. we'll see you next friday, 5:30 eastern only on cnbc. >>> i'm jim cramer and welcome to my world. you need to get in the game! they're nuts! i always like to say there's a bull market somewhere. "mad money." you can't afford to miss it. >>> hey, i'm cramer! welcome to "mad money." welcome to cramerica. i'm just trying to save you some money. my job, not just to entertain, but i'm coaching and i'm te
CNN
Mar 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
in music, film and technology. laurie segall is there and got an interview with bill gates. i asked her earlier what he said. >> reporter: he was here to talk about education. he really believes that technology can disrupt education. i sat down with him and asked him what are your ideas. he had a lot of ideas about different technology in the school system. but specifically, i asked him about college. i said what does the future of college look like. listen to what he had to say to me. >> these large classes being there physically doesn't really add much value. i would guess that a decade out, there would be very few large lecture classes given and that certainly the public schools would focus more on how they take the very best out there and create the labs and study groups around those. >> so he's saying in the future maybe colleges being on campus with the big lectures, it's some digital work from home. maybe that will cut the costs. he had a lot of thoughts. >> we're looking for the the breakout technology from the festivals. what's the buzz about this year's festival? >> this is th
FOX Business
Mar 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
are looking at united technology. united technologies is better by 2%. boeing in the face of extremes. it is up nearly 2%. the economically sensitive transports. i want to mention what is moving lower. home depot, which was down earlier, hitting another high today. that is an interesting move. it was home depot that was a really horrific performer back in 2007. as we see, dow transports. these are fedex. the past couple of days, we have been showing this one. it keeps hitting the all-time high. of nearly two full percentage points. that fedex number at about 108.05. that is a five-year high. every time they come out with a problem, everybody says that is an economic problem. we are looking at some 52 week highs. we have 33m, home depot, verizon, pfizer, boeing, american express, jpmorgan and johnson & johnson. this happened early in the session. we are off the earlier highs. if anything pulled back, they are the materials. it seems awfully orderly and awfully quiet. >> we have been expecting this to come along. this stuff up for this point has been expected. really, what happens now.
SFGTV2
Mar 3, 2013 6:30am PST
are right behind me. to some of the leading technology companies in the valley. we have companies that raise anywhere from a thousand dollars to $25 million that have sort of been housed with us. some of the coolest things that have happened at the hatchery two people sitting next to each other working on the same app for six months decided to merge and raise a million dollars for their company. so, collaborative consumption is something we truly believe in and having spent a couple of years working with the likes of jane, brian, tina lee and a bunch of other people who have been sort of working on this open data problem, it's been sort of exciting to sort of see it come to fruition today and see sort of the progress that they've made. so, for me this is sort of -- it's been fun to sort of watch this team of people come together and do what they do and make san francisco a 21st century city. so, you know, it's an honor to welcome the mayor back to the hatchery, the new hatchery. we invite you, supervisor chiu, to our monthly infamous happy hours where bourbon and branch caters to meet with o
SFGTV2
Mar 4, 2013 5:30am PST
: in terms of water supply, wastewater, stormwater development -- these are independent technologies. but what came first, most often, was a water supply system. the basic system is essentially the same as we used back in the 19th century. and in some cases, some of the same pipes. grusheski: philadelphia was the first american city to develop a water system and to take on as a municipal responsibility water delivery to all of its citizens. when william penn laid out the city, he actually chose a spot of land that had a lot of groundwater. however, by 1730, 30,000 people lived within the first seven blocks of philadelphia, next to the delaware river. well, 30,000 people caused filth in the city and polluted their water sources. the groundwater was not potable. and in one year, 1/6 of the population died of yellow fever. now, they didn't know at the time that yellow fever was carried by mosquitoes. but the health issue was major in that first movement to build a water system. narrator: so they set out to find the cleanest source of water. although the majority of philadelphia's water
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Mar 4, 2013 8:00pm PST
and county of san francisco for launching the 2012 aging and disability technology summit. it was approximately a month ago that secretary kathleen sebelius said the u.s. department of health and human services announced the creation of this new federal agency, and that is the administration for community living. and in her words, she said "for too long, too many americans have faced the a possible choice between moving to an institution or living at home without the long-term services and support they need." so this new administration for community living will be to helping people with disabilities, as well as seniors, to live a productive, satisfying lives. now, as you may be aware, the aging and disability population has been recognized actually at the local and state levels for quite some time now. so the mechanisms for providing support that facility community living have been really brought together into local and state agencies such as the san francisco departments the of aging and adult services that serves those populations since the year 2000. yet, at the federal
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